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Miss Skelding
Becomes Bride
Of Capi. McGara
Wedding Solemnized Decem
ber 25, At Monterey,
California
CHARLOTTE, Jan. 2.—Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Skelding of Pembroke
avenue, this city, announce the
marriage of their daughter, Esther,
to Capt. Homer McGara of Traf
ford, Pa., December 25.
The bride has been visiting her
sister, Mrs. Thomas Bradshaw,
and Captain Bradshaw in Monterey,
Calif., and the wedding took place
in Monterey. Captain McGara has
just returned Worn the Pacific.
The announcement of the wedding
will be of interest to society in
this city and Wilmington. The brde
is an attractive and popular mem
ber of the young society set in
Charlotte.
*' • • e
Ladies Auxiliary
To Senior Group
To Meet Tonight
The January meeting of the
Ladies auxiliary to Senior Fratern
ity will be held this evening at 8
o’clock at the home of Mrs. Thurs
ton C. Davis, 109 South 7th street,
Mrs. N. J. Kelly will be joLit host
ess.
Past Noble Grands
Club Meets Tonight
The Past Noble Grands club of
Letitia Rebekah lodge No. 3, IOOF,
will meet this evening at 8 o’clock
at the home of Mrs. Lois Albright,
225 Kenwood avenue.
AUXILIARY TO MEET
The Ladies auxiliary to the
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen
will hold the regular meeting this
afternoon at 3:30 o’clock at the
Junior Order Hall.
BIRTH ANNOUNCED
Lieut, and Mrs. Bernard G. Raf
tery announce the birth of a daugh
ter, Carolyn Anthlene, December
20, at Marion Sprunt annex. Mrs.
Raftery is the former Violet Raye
Brown, of Waco, Tex. Lieut.
Raftery, formerly of Wilmington,
is now serving with the Occupa
tional Forces in Germany.
UTAH’S ACE FERRIN
JOINS PRO CAGERS
IN SALT LAKE CITY
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 2—UP)—
Arnold Ferrin, Big Seven basket
ball conference high scorer last
season, has joined the Salt Lake
City Simplot-Deserets quintet of
the new American Basketball
league, Coach Bill Wheatley an
nounced tonight.
The six-foot-three sharpshooter
played with the conference win
ning University of Utah team last
season and the Utes’ 1943-44 quin
tet which won the NCAA champi
onship and the mythical title at
New York.
Ferrin was inducted into the
Army last spring, but was releas
ed last fall to await an appoint
ment to Annapolis.
General Manager Named
By Pittsburgh Pirates
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 2—(^—Re
turning to his native city where
he got his start in baseball, Ray
L. Kennedy began today his duties
as general manager of the Pitts
burgh Pirates.
The 50-year-old Kennedy, who re
signed as business manager of the
Newark, N. J., Bears to take the
new Pirate post, was presented at
a press conference by Bill Bens
* wanger, president of the Bucs.
“Ray is to be the general man
ager of the club in fact as well
as in name,” said Benswanger.
A marigold grown by Mrs. Edith
-Gould, Navada City, Calif., dropped
its bloom, then grew eight long
stems from the old blossom base,
and each of these bloomed.
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OFFICIALS PROBE
PRISON BREAK TRY
RALEIGH, Jan. 2—(U.R)—State
prison officials today were inves
tigating an attempted break at
Central prison here late last night
when six long term prisoners suc
cessfully got on top of the prison
after cutting bars to their cells.
Warden. Hugh Wilson said that
two of the men cut the bars to
their cells and with the aid of
“home made” keys let out four
other men from their cells. They
also used keys to gain admittance
to the roof of the prison where they
were discovered by guards an(|
returned to their cells.
The men were listed as:
Archie Stephens, 28, convicted of
first degree murder in Durham.
His sentence was commuted to
life, May 29, 1940.
Roy Kelly, 33, convicted of first
degree murder in Alamance coun
ty, and sentenced to life March 7,
1940.
J. H. Massy, 30, sentenced to life I
in Robeson county for breaking
entering, assault with intent to
kill.
Hallie Lee Kelly, 30, convicted
in Davidson, Moore, Jackson, and
Haywood counties of larceny, rob
bery and damage to state property
and sentenced to a total of 29
years.
Jack Motley, 26, convicted in
Cabarrus and given life for lar
ceny, robbery and kidnapping.
Steve Cromwell, 45, convicted in
Gates and Beaufort counties and
given a total of 18 years for lar
ceny, breaking and entering.
FERTILIZER MAN
BALKSATORDER
RALEIGH, Jan. 2. — (IP) — The
question of the authority of the
State Board of Agriculture to reg
ulate the content of fertilizers sold
in North Carolina was taken under
advisement tonight by a special
committee of the board after a
hearing in which the authority was
challenged by Ralph Douglas, pres
ident of a Norfolk, Va., fertilizer
company.
The committee, which is expect
ed to make its recommendation
tomorrow at a meeting here of the
full board, is composed of W. B.
Austin of Jefferson, J. H. Poole
of West End, Claude T. Hall of
Woodsdale and D. R. Noland of
Waynesville.
They attended today’s confer
ence with fertilizer manufactur
ers, farmers and agronomists dur
ing which Douglas defended his
company against charges of manu
facturing 35,000 tons of tobacco
fertilizer containing 3.5 per cent of
chlorine in alleged violation of a
Board of Agriculture and N, C.
Agriculture Experiment Station
rule which permits a maximum of
three per cent chlorine.
The conference was called by
D. S. Coltrane, assistant N. C.
Agriculture Commissioner, who
said the Smith-Douglas company
of Norfolk had manufactured the
fertilizer without consulting the
State Department of Agriculture
of the Experiment station. He
said experiments indicated a small
quantity of chlorine to be helpful
but a large amount to be injurious
to tobacco, reducing its burning
qualities and producing a thick,
heavy, soggy leaf which did not
lend itself to proper curing.
He asserted that, since the ex
periments proved 3:5 per cent of
chlorine would lower the quality
of the leaf, correction of the 35,000
tons of fertilizer manufactured by
Smith-Douglas lies within the
province of the Board of Agricul
ture.
Douglas promised that no addi
tional quantities of fertilizer of
this type would be manufactured
this season if his company could
secure permission to sell what it
now had on hand.
This brought diverging views
from those attending the confer
ence. A. C. Edwards of Hooker
ton, representing the farm group,
opposed permission to sell, while
Sen. W. G. Clark of Tarboro ex
pressed the view that it should be
permitted in view of a shortage of
sulphate of potash and the antici
pated shortage of tobacco ferti
lizers in general.
-
DAVIDSON PROFESSOR
TO HEAD SPEAKERS
FOR EMPHASIS WEEK
-:-—
RALEIGH, Jan. 2—(/P)—Princi
pal speakers during a religious
emphasis week to be held at N. C.
State college January 13-17 will be
Dr. Kenneth J. Foreman, professor
of philosophy at Davidson College,,
and the Rev. Ray Holder, rector of
of the Church of the Holy Innocents
at Henderson, . it was announced
today by Secretary Edward S.
King of the college YMCA.
Other scheduled speakers include
Henry T. Ware of Atlanta, execu
tive secretary of the . Southern
Field Council of the YMCA; the
Rev. L. L. Durgin, pastor of the
Congregational Church in Orient,
N. Y.; and William Poteat, assis
tant YMCA secretary at the Uni
versity of North Carolina in Chapel
Hill.
During the week, addresses will
be delivered daily in the college
YMCA auditorium, discussions will
be conducted in dormitories and
fraternity houses, and two student
assemblies will be held.
More than three tons of used
fats have been salvaged at the
Westinghouse Lamp Division cafe
teria in Bloomfield, N. J., since
the fat conservation started dur
ing the war. The collection is con
tinuing.
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Distributing Bread To Hungry In Berlin
Bread is shown being distributed in Berlin to some of the 5.000 unwanted Jews from Poland who
had just arrived in the German capital. They spent five weeks on a train, during which many suffered
from starvation. Most of them left their children in the cane of the United Nations Relief and Rehabili
tation Administration. The bread is rationed at the rate of one loaf per day to every four persons. (Inter
national).
OBITUARIES
MRS. MARY C. McCALL
LUMBERTON, Jan. 2. — Mrs.
Mary C. McCall, 76, widow of Ar
chie McCall, died Monday morning
at 4 o’clock at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. O. K. Barnes, where
she lived near Lumberton.
Mrs. McCall was born in Missis
sippi October 21, 1869, and spent
her childhood and youth in Scot
land county.
Funeral services were held from
the home yesterday afternoon. In
terment was in Meadowbrooi
cemetery.
Surviving :.re two sons, Zebulor
A. McCall, St. Pauls, and Blount
McCall, Maxton; two daughters,
Mrs. Louanna Jones, Elrod, and
Mrs. O. K. Barnes, ten grandchil
dren and four great grandchildren.
MRS. LIZZIE HOUSAND
TABOR CITY, Jan. 2.—Mrs. Liz
zie Housand, 63, died Saturday
morning at her home in the Simp
son Creek section of Horry coun
ty after a long illness.
Funeral services were conducted
from the Buck Creek Baptisi
church Monday afternoon. Inter
ment was in the Housand ceme
tery.
She is survived by three daugh
ters, Mrs. Beulah Green and Mrs
Lela Bellarny, Wampee, S. C-. anc
Mrs. Bell Platt, Little River, S. C
One son, Charlie, and one sister,
Mrs. Kennie Gore, of Longs, S. C.
also survive. i
MISS BESSIE McLEAN
ROWLAND, Jan. 2. — Funeral
services for Miss Bessie McLean,
who died Saturday morning, were
conducted from the home of Mrs.
P. H. Adams, near here Sunday
morning at 11 o’clock. The Rev. O.
A. Anderson officiated.
The deceased is survived by the
following relatives, Mrs. P. H.
Adams, of Rowland; Mrs. G. W.
Covington, of Greensboro; Mrs. D.
M. Crews, of Oxford; and H. S.
and Graham McLean of Lumber
ton. Several nieces and nephews
also survive.
MRS. P. F. BRISTOW
LUMBERTON, Jan. 2.—Mrs. P.
P. Bristow, 79, died Tuesday at 2:15
a.m. at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. N. B. Shaw in Red.
Funeral services were conduct
ed from Rex Presbyterian church
this afternoon with the Rev. A. T.
Guiton of Lillington, former pastor,
officiating. Interment was in the
church cemetery.
Surviving are two sons, J. T.
Bristow, Laurel Hill, hnd M. S.
Bristow, Rockfish; three daughters,
Mrs. Maggie Averitt, Fayetteville,
Route 4, Mrs. Lizzie Chason, Lum
ber Bridge, and Mrs. N. B. Shaw.
MRS. NANCY M. TILLEY
KANNAPOLIS, Jan. 2.—(U.R)—
Funeral arrangements are being
made today for Mrs. Nancy Mar
tha Tilley, head of a family of 303,
who died here yesterday at the
age of 100.
Affectionately known to Kan
napolis citizens as “Grandma”,
Mrs. Tilley leaves 11 children, 140
grandchildren, 137 great-grandchil
dren, and 15 great-great-grandchil
dren.
MRS. MARY E. PHILLIPS
BOILING SPRINGS, N. C., Jan
2.—(IP)—One hundred year-old Mrs
Mary Eliza Phillips died last nigh
at the home of her son, E. V. Phil
lips. One other son, three daugh
ters 17 grandchildren and 23 grea
grandchildren survive. Funera
services will be held here tomor
row.
LORENA INEZ THIGPEN
CONWAY, S. C., Jan. 2—Mis:
Lorena Inez Thigpen, a registerec
nurse, died in a local hospital thi:
morning following a stroke.
Funeral services have been an
nounCed for tomorrow afternoon a
2 o’clock from the Mt. William!
Presbyterian church, Burgaw, N. C
Miss Thigpen is survived by fou:
brothers, and two sisters: P. M
and R. C. Thigpen, Burgaw; T. M
Thigpen of Fayetteville, N. C., ant
R. W. Thigpen of Conway; Mrs
Mamie Elwell of Conway, and Mrs
Lottie T. Gaylor of 318 North Sec
ond street, Wilmington.
MRS. NANNIE MURDOCK BASS
LUMBERTON, Jan. 2—Mrs. Nan
nie Murdock Bass, 68, wife of O
J. Bass, died at her home in Or
rum Wednesday at 9:45 a. m. afte:
a long period of declining health
She was a native_of Iredel
I
county where she was born April
23, 1877, the daughter of the late
Joseph and Margaret Hoover Mur
dock. She had lived in Robeson
county for many years.
Funeral services will be conduct
ed from Stephens Funeral Home
in Lumberton Friday afternoon at
2:35 p. m.
2:30 o’clock with the Rev. I. P.
Hedgpeth officiating. Interment will
be in New Hollywood cemetery.
Surviving are her husband;
three daughters, Mrs. J. D. Step
hens, Orrum, Mrs. Vera B. Am
mons and Mrs. R. W. Lee, both of
Lumberton; one brother, T. C.
Murdock, Lilesville; three sisters,
Mrs. Tom Bass, Statesville, Mrs.
Claude Bass, Troutman, and Mrs.
Clara Britt, Route 5, Lumberton;
18 grandchildren and six great
grandchildren.
WILLIE MERCER
CHADBOURN, Jan. 2. — Willie
Mercer, 77, well-known farmer,
died thig morning at 4 o’clock at
hig home in Ward Station com
munity near Chadbourn, after a
long illness.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday morning at 11 o’clock
from the home with the Rev. J. A.
Hucks, pastor of Beaver Dam Bap
tist church, officiating. Interment
will be in McPhearson cemetery.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Atha. Mercer; one son, Onzie
Mercer; one daughter, Mrs. Dock
Fowler; and two sisters, Mrs.
Melvin Hinson and Miss Sara Mer
cer.
franklin V. cox
TABOR CITY, Jan. 2.—Franklin
Vander Cox, 87, died last night in
his home near here, following a
long illness.
Funeral services will be held
at 2 p. m. tomorrow in Sandy
Plain Baptist church, with the
Rev. Bob Carter and the Rev.
Clyde Prince officiating.
Interment will follow in the Nor
ris cemetery.
Surviving are his widow, the
former Miss Laura L. Caunes; two
daughters, Mrs. Velma Cox, Route
I, Loris, S. C., and Mrs. Onnie
Millighan, Tabor City; five sons,
Bryon, Burrage, Hazelton and
Ethridge, all of Tabor City, and
Condo, a member Of the armed
forces; and one brother, Austin
Cox, Chadbourn.
SAMUEL LEE WILLIAMS
BURGAW, Jan. 2.—Samuel Lee
Williams, 52, former lumber yard
foreman, died in his home at Bur
gaw this morning at 11:10 o’clock
after an illness of three and a half
years.
Surviving are his mother, Mrs.
Rosa Williams; two sisters, Mrs.
J. A. Hall, Franklin, Va., and Mrs.
M. L. Ennis, Wallace; one daugh
ter, Magaret Williams; and six
sons, S. L. Williams, Jr., Wilming
ton, David R. Williams, Harry W.
Williams, U. S. Navy, Carl R.
Williams, U. S. Marines, J. .Clayton
Williams, and Garland D. Williams.
Funeral arrangements will be an
nounced later by Harrells Funeral
home of Burgaw.
MRS. MARTHA E. RUSS
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha
E. Russ, who died yesterday after
noon at 3:30 o’clock, will be con
ducted this afternoon at 2 o’clock
at the Harrell-Coble Funeral home
with the Rev. G. W. Saunders
officiating. Interment will be in the
Bonham cemetery.
She is survived by her husband,
Malachia Russ, Route 2, Wilming
ton; four daughters, Mrs. Lela
Johnson, Route 2, Wilmington, Mrs.
Thelma Shepard and Mrs. P. T.
Batson, Route 1, Wilmington, and
Mrs. Nellie Harlow, Williamsburg,
Va.; and eight grandchildren and
two great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers will be D. L.
Rogers, Eugene Shepard, Lional
Potter, O. C. Johnson, Jenning
Russ, and Wilbur Russ.
Honorary pallbearers will include
J. T. Brown, Fred Willets, H. Y.
Lewis, Wilbur Southerland, Walter
M. Shepard and LeRoy Blake.
TEXAS, MISSOURI
GATE RECEIPTS
WORTH $154,999
DALLAS, Jan. 2—(£>)—'Texas and
Missouri each drew $52,699.79 from
yesterday’s Cotton Bowl game.
Gross receipts for the sell-out
crowd of 45,507 were $154,999.39.
After deduction of federal tax the
two teams split 85 per cent of
$123,999.52. The other 15 per cent
went to the state fair of Texas
as rental on the bowl.
No game expenses are deducted
from the receipts. Program, radio,
etc., take care of these.
Lawrence Tighe Named
Yale Sports Director
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 2—
(U.R)—Laurence G. Tighe, university
treasurer and a graduate of the
class of 1916, today was appointed
acting director of athletics and act
ing chairman of the board of athle
tic control at Yale.
He succeeds Ogden D. Miller,
who resigned to become headmas
ter of Gunnery school at Washing
ton, Conn.
Morrie Arnovich Leaves
Army After Six Years
NEW YORK, Jan. 2—(U.R)—Mor
rie Arnovich, hard-hitting outfield
er, notified the New York Giants
today that he had been discharged
from the Army and would join
the club in time for spring train7
ing camp.
Arnovich, former Philadelphia
Phillies star who hit .324 in 1939,
had been in the Army since 1941.
So deadly is the new .1080 ro
denticide developed during the war
by U. S. government agencies,
that only professional rat killers
and other trained pest extermina
tors will be allowed to buy it for
civilian use. i
This Funny World
wife won’t let me smoke in the house.*
RADIO
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THURSDAY, JAN. 3
4.M. * ,
7:30—Family Altar
7:45—Musical Clock 4-rnnskv
8:00—News with Martin Agron Ky
IklS^Louise Massey and the Western
ers.
8-30—Musical Clock.
8:45—UP News.
^.^"feak^-Club With Don Mc
Neil
10:00—My True Story
10:25—Betty Crocker
10-30—Hymns of all Churches
10:45—The Listening Post- _ Tojn
11:00—Breakfast in Hollywood
Brenamen
11:30-:Kellogg’s Home Edition- ^
11:45—Ted Malone v
12:00—Glamour Manor (noon)
12:30 PM—Club Matinee.
1:00—Bauk'uage Talking. (
1-18_“Musical Interlude.
l!25—“News”—Wilmington Star News.
l'-30—But Not Forgotten.
1-45_“Let’s Dance.’
2:00—John B. Kennedy—News.
2:15—Ethel and Albert.
2 -30-Bride and Groom.
3:00—A1 Pearce.
3:30—Ladies Be Seated.
4:00—Jack Berch and Boys.
4:15—The Fitzgeralds.
4-30—'Time For Women.
4:45—Hop Harrigan.
5:00—Terry and the Pirates,
5:15—Organ Serenade.
5-30—Musical Interlude.
6:00—Kiernan’s News Corner.
6:15—“Musical Interlude.
8.20—“Sports Parade.’’
6 25_“News”—Wilmington Star-News.
6:30—“Your Bichfield Reporter.
6:45—Happy Four Quartet.
7:00—Headline Edition.
7:15—Leon Henderson.
7:30—Let’s Dance.
8:15—Earl Godwin—News.
8:30—America’s Town Meeting of tne
Air.
9:25—Goodrich Program.
9:55—Coronet Front Page.
10:00—Pres. Harry S. Truman Address
ing Nation.
10:30—Supper at the Biltmore.
OVER THE NETWORKS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 3
Eastern Standard Time P. M.—Subtract
One Hour for CST., 3 Hours for M*T.
Changes in programs as listed are due
• to corrections by networks made too
late to incorporate.
5:30—Just Plain Bill, Dramatic — NBC
Cimarron Tavern Serial Story — CBS
The Jack Armstrong Serial—ABC-east
Captain Midnight’s Story—MBS-basic
5:45—Front Page Farrel Serial — NBC
Sparrow and The Hawk, Serial—CBS
Tennessee Jed, Drama Skit—ABC-east
Hop Harrigan in Repeat—other ABC
Tom Mix, a Serial Series—MBS-b&sic
6:00—News Report for 15 mins.—NBC
Fifteen Minutes of News—CBS-basic
Dancing Music Orchestra—other CBS
Walter Kierman and News„ABC-east
Repeat of the Terry Serial—ABC-west
Howe’s Answers, Repeat — MBS-west
6:15—Echoes of Tropics; Sports—NBC
Pafti Clayton Sings Soma Songs—CBS
Repeat From Dick Tracy—ABC-west
Repeat Superman Serial — MBS-west
0.30—Encore Appearance Concert—CBS
Jack Armstrong in Repeat—ABC-west
Repeat of Capt. Midnight—MBS-west
6:45—Lowell Thomas & Newscast—NBC
World News and Commentary—CBS
Charlie Chan Adventures—ABC-basic
Tennesse Jed, in Repeat—ABC-west
Tom Mix, Serial Repeat—MBS-west
7:00—Radio’s Supper Club — NBC-basic
Fifteen Min. Sponsored Series—CBS
News Commentary & Overseasr—ABC
Fulton Lewis, Jr., & Comment—MBS
7:15—News & Comment of World—NBC
Tenor Jack Smith Sings—CBS-basic
Leon Henderson and Comment—ABC
Dancing Music for 15 Minutes—MBS
7:30—Bob Bums’ Comedy .— NBC-basic
Mr. Keen, 30 Min. Drama—CBS-basic
Dancing Music Orchestra—other CBS
The Green Hornet’s Mystery—ABC
Arthur Hale in Comment—MBS-east
7:45—Kaltenbnm Comment — NBC-west
Inside of Sports, Bill Brandt—MBS
8:00—Geo. Burns & Gracie Allen—NBC
Suspense Mystery Drama Show—CBS
Lum and Abner Comedy Skit—ABC
Raising a Husband Quiz Show—MBS
8:15—Earl Godwin in Comment—ABS
8:30—Dinah Shore’s Open House—NBC
The FBI in Peace and War — CBS
American Town Meeting Forum—ABC
Dick Powell Mystery Drama — MBS
8:55—Five Minutes News Period—CBS
9:00—Frank Morgan Music Hall—NBC
Music From Andre Kostelanetz—CBS
Gabriel Heatter and Comment—MBS
9:15—Real Life Stories, Dra m a—MBS
9:30—Jack Haley’s Variety — NBC-basic
Hobby Lobby by Dave Elman — CBS
Detect and Collect by a Quiz — ABC
Weekly Concert From Antonini—MBS
9:55—Five Minutes News Show — NBC
10:00—Abbott & Costello Comedy—NBC
Island Venture. Drama Series — CBS
Curtain Time, Drpmatic Series — ARC
You Make the News, Dramatic—MBS
10:30—'The Rudy Vallee Varietee—NBC
The Danny O’Neil Song Theater—CBS
Fantasy in Melody by Orches.—ABC
To Be Announced (30 mins.)—MBS
11:00—News for 15 Minutes—NBC-basic
The Supper Club Repeat—other NBC
News, Variety, Dance 2h.—CBS&ABC
News* Dance Band Shows; 2h.—MBS
11:15—Variety and News to 1 a. m.—NBC
Walking Papers Given
Cubs* Paul Derringer
CHICAGO, Jan. 2—(£>)—Big Paul
Derringer, for 19 years a profes
sionaly baseball pitcher—including
15 years in the National. League
—today was given his uncondition
al release by the Chicago Cubs.
Derringer, 39, who went up to
the St. Louis Cardinals in 1931, had
been with the Cubs three seasons,
winning 33 games and losing 27 in
that span. During his entire pro
fessional career, “Oom Paul” won
207 and lost 201 in 544 games.
In 1940 he won two and lost one
for Cincinnati in the world series,
helping the Reds win the world
championship from Detroit. His
1945 record was 16-10.
PRITCHETT TEAM PLAY
GETS PRITCHETT OUT
BALTIMORE—(IP)—Fate and the
U. S. Army teamed up in a rare
manner to turn the overseas re
placement problem into purely a
family affair for the Prichett bro
thers of Bishop’s Head, Md.
T-Sgt. James W. Pritchett, with
62 points and five campaigns to
his credit, was sweating it out on
Shikoku in Japan.
Finally, the replacement walked
in, fresh from the States. He was
Pfc. Philip L. Pritchett, a young
er brother with only 10 points, It
was a surprise meeting, since
neither knew the other's where
abouts.
The 24th Infantry Division an
nounced that the younger Pritch
ett has been assigned to his broth
er’s old company and his old job.
FELLER CONTRACT
CLEVELAND, Jan. 2—(U.R)—Vice
President Roger Peckinpaugh of
the Cleveland Indians revealed
today that he was preparing a con
tract for pitcher Bob Feller for
1946 and observers said it would
undoubtedly continue to make {rim
the highest paid pitcher in the his- J
tory of^ basel'*11
LANEY TAKES OVER
K1WANIS GAVEL
Emsiey A. Laney yesterday ac
cepted the symbolic president’s
jin and gavel from Past President
Emory Southerland as head of the
Kiwanis club for 1946 in installation
ceremonies at the club’s regular
meeting at the Friendly Cafeteria.
President Laney said that “I am
deeply honored to be chosen and
[ pledge my best efforts to make
1946 a successful year.” He asked
each member to make an .indivi
dual contribution in the work of the
organization.,
Southerland, former vice-presi
dent, who succeeded President
Bill Bryant, who left the city sev
eral months ago, expressed his
pleasure in serving the group and
thanked members for their co
operation during the tenure.
Tom Gurley, lieutenant-governor
of t1*^_ Seventh division, of the
Carolines district of Kiwanis In
ternational, who conducted the in
stallation, told President Laney
that he had been highly honored.
“You have had the heaviest re
sponsibility placed on you” Gurley
said, <!and it is your duty to make
the club more serviceable to the
community.”
Gurley congratulated the newly
elected directors and thanked re
tiring officers and directors for
their service during the year.
Other officers for 1946 are A.
Rex Willis, vice president, and the
Rev. Walter B. Freed, who was
reelected secretary and treasurer.
Directors for 1946 will be Dr. J.
T. Hoggard, John E. Hope, E. F.
Capps, D. Schwart, Fred Little,
George D. Conant. Past-President
Emory Southerland will serve as
an ex-officio member of the board.
Committee chairmen ' appointed
for 1946 were:
Youth Service: underprivileged
Child, Harry Solqmon; Vocational
Guidance, Wilbur Dosher, Boys and
Girls Work, William Stewart.
Community Service: Agriculture,
William Wendt; Public Affairs,
I. W. Solomon; Business Standards,
R. R. Romeo; Support of Churches
in their Spiritual Aims, W. J.
Stephenson.
Administration: Kiwanis Educa
tion, Aaron Goldberg; Achieve
ment Reports, T. K. Lynch; Fin
ance, Henry Gerdes; Laws and
Regulations, J. Q. LeGrand; Clas
sification, E. R. Toms; Member
ship, C. David Jones, Public Re
lations, Henry Emory.
Club meetings: Attendance, O.
G. Bain; House, George Darden;
Reception, Donald King; Program,
A. R. Willis; Music, William Rob
ertson; Inter-Club Relations, Fred
Little; and Athletics, Kenneth
Eaton.
W. H. Wendt received a four
year perfect attendance tab for
his lapel pin from Lt-Governor
Gurley. D. C. King and W. R.
Dosher receh ed two-year awards,
with one-year tabs going to the
Rev. Freed, Southerland, who al
so received a past-presidents pin,
and George Darden.
During the program, Jesse A.
Reynolds, head of the City Recrea
tion department, gave a medal to
the Rev. Freed as winner of the
1945 city Senior tennis champion
ship.
Guests of the club were Dan
Cameron, just released from the
Army, Tommy Haden, secreary of
the Macon, Ga., Kiwanis club,
James Stewart, of the Valdosta,
Ga., club, Guy Gaines, of Char
lotte, Walter Sheffield, Jr., Jack
Thompson of the Jacksonville, N.
C., club, and Gurley’s son, who ac
companied him to Wilmington.
Lack of housing in many areas
of Wyoming is limiting employ
ment. |
Senator Pitching Star
j Discharged From Army
WASHINGTON, Jan 2— up.
The Washington Senators today r7
ceived word from Sid Hudson ,
pre.war pitching star, that he would
be discharged from the Army thi«
month after three years of service
Hudson’s release will’leave only
two front-line Washington hurlers
still in service, Ray Scarsboroueh
and Early Wynn. gn
Navy Discharges Former
Yankee Fielder Selkirk
NEW YORK, Jan. 2—(U.R)—Th*
New York Yankees announced to.
night that veteran outfielder George
Selkirk, who went in the Navy
after the 1942 season, had applied
for reinstatement following his dis
charge from service.
Selkirk, who is 37, hit .192 ior
the Yankees in 42 games in 1942,
REJOIN RAMS
CLEVELAND, Jan. 2—(41—Full,
back Gaylon Smith, now with the
Navy at Hastings, Nebr., and tackle
Joe Pasqua, who was with the
Army Air Forces, will be back
with the Cleveland Rams next sea.
son, manager Charles F. Walsh
announced today.
"Butyl,” a synthetic rubber, !|
derived almost entirely from re.
finery gases that go into manufac,
ture of aviation gasoline.
AT AU ROOD SHOE REPAIRERS
ITCH (Scabies) I
Needs Something Better
Than Surface Relief
When you are tormented by Itch
(Scabies), scratches, camp itch, oi
7-year itch, don’t be satisfied with
a medicine that can do nothing
more than relieve the surface dis
comfort. Use David’s Sanativ«
Wash which actually destroys itch
parasites on contact. 60 cents at
any drug store, or send direct tq
Owens & Minor, Richmond, Va.
Use only as directed. Money bark
if not satisfied. (Adv.)
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water
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place
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platform for
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fat of hogs
22. Winnows
23. Friar's title
(poss.)
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26. Member of
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tive
party (Eng.
politics)
26 Eskimo beat
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